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Weinstein fights extradition to face California indictment

Apr. 12, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer on Monday challenged his extradition from New York to California, where the imprisoned movie mogul faces rape and sexual assault charges in a newly revealed indictment. Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case delayed a...

New book asks why world ignores repression by Rwandan leader

Apr. 12, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The new book " Do Not Disturb " by British author Michela Wrong questions why some in the international community continue to praise Rwandan President Paul Kagame despite repression in his central African country where he could rule until 2034. ...

Huawei, HSBC agree on document deal for extradition case

Apr. 12, 2021 06:22 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese telecommunications equipment firm Huawei said Monday that it has reached an agreement with HSBC in Hong Kong to obtain documents that its chief financial office Meng Wanzhou hopes will help prevent her extradition to the U.S. Meng, who was...

Man gets 30 years in Oregon in shooting of an ex-fire chief

Mar. 31, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A man accused of crimes spanning four states that culminated with an attempted murder in Oregon has been sentenced to 30 years in prison and will be extradited to Colorado to face a murder charge there, authorities said. Matthew Anthony Fanelli,...

Man arrested in Texas in double murder extradited to Omaha

Mar. 31, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who was arrested in Texas last summer on suspicion of carrying out the July shooting deaths of two people outside an Omaha motel has been extradited to Omaha, police said. John Parks Sr. was transported back to Omaha on Tuesday and booked into...

Kansas man arrested in 1979 homicide in Colorado

Mar. 26, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita, Kansas, man has been arrested in the 1979 slaying of a woman in Weld County, Colorado, authorities announced Friday. James Herman Dye, 64, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail Monday after Weld County authorities linked him to the...

Uyghurs in Turkey protest Chinese foreign minister's visit

Mar. 25, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of Uyghurs staged protests in Ankara and Istanbul on Thursday, denouncing Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Turkey and demanding that the Turkish government take a stronger stance against human rights abuses in China’s far-western Xinjiang region. ...

Justice lawyer says it was OK to border screen Huawei exec

Mar. 24, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Canadian Border Services Agency did not participate in a conspiracy involving the FBI or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police when they detained a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies, a Canadian justice department lawyer...

Justice lawyer urges judge to reject Huawei lawyer narrative

Mar. 23, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian justice department lawyers said Tuesday there is no evidence to support defense allegations of a “covert criminal investigation” involving the United States which could result in stopping the extradition hearing for a senior executive for...

Japan charges Americans with helping Ghosn flee, jump bail

Mar. 22, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors charged two Americans, Michael Taylor and his son Peter, Monday in the escape of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn to Lebanon, while he was out on bail. Tokyo District Prosecutors have been questioning the Taylors since they were...